Mark Alan Wade

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Mark Alan Wade is a professor of trumpet and hammered dulcimer player from Ohio, United States.

Biography[edit]

Mark Wade is an Assistant Professor of Music at Denison University where he teaches trumpet, dulcimer, music theory and directs the Wind Ensemble. He first joined the faculty of Denison University as affiliate instructor of trumpet in August 2006. Since that time, Wade completed his D.M.A. in trumpet performance at The Ohio State University, where he studied with Timothy Leasure. Prior to his appointment as Graduate Teaching Associate at The Ohio State University, Wade received his Bachelor of Music from Ohio Wesleyan University (1999), studying trumpet with Dr. Larry Griffin, and his Master of Music from The Ohio State University. Wade won the D.M.A. Concerto Competition and appeared with the Ohio State University Symphony Orchestra as a soloist during the 2006/2007 season.

Wade has performed on different occasions for Presidents William Clinton & George Bush Sr., Ross Perot, and the former U.S. Secretary of Defense, William S. Cohen. While pursuing his Master of Music, Wade toured Austria, Slovakia and Hungary as co-principal trumpet with the Classical Music Festival Orchestra of Eisenstadt, Austria. He also served at Second Trumpet of the Classical Music Festival Orchestra in the Summer of 2014. During this tour, Wade performed two concertos for two trumpets along with Dr. James Bovinette and Dr. David Heller.

Dr. Wade is currently the principal trumpet of the McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra in Columbus, OH and the second trumpet player of the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra in Ohio. He has also recently appeared with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Central Ohio Symphony Orchestra, and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Ohio. Wade also played principal trumpet on the Ohio State University Wind Symphony's new CD entitled "The Winds of Nagual" under the Naxos Records label.

In addition to his experience as a trumpet player, Wade is also an accomplished hammered dulcimer performer and teacher. In 1998, he won the Walnut Valley National Hammered Dulcimer Championship held in Winfield, Kansas. His students include the 2004 and 2007 National Hammered Dulcimer Champions. He can be heard on more than a dozen recordings; he has personally released six CDs and a method book. In 2013, Wade performed with Andy Carlson and Casey Cook in Taipei, Taiwan at the Cimbalom World Association Congress.

Publications[edit]

Wade, Mark. "An Annotated Bibliography of Current Research in the Field of the Medical Problems of Trumpet Playing." DMA Diss., The Ohio State University, 2008.

Wade, Mark. “Pizza-wha?: Pizzicato Technique on Hammered Dulcimer.” Dulcimer Players News Journal (April 2008): 42-5.

Wade, Mark. “When Dulcimers Fly.” Dulcimer Players News Journal (October 2007): 32-8.

Wade, Mark. “Computer-Aided Learning.” Dulcimer Players News Journal (April 2007): 9-16.

De Pue, Wallace. The Dulcimer Contest. Ed. Mark Wade. Bowling Green, Ohio: Picardie Court Productions, 2002.

Wade, Mark. T.N.T.: Tunes ‘n’ Techniques for Hammered Dulcimer. 7th ed. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 2001-2008.

Discography[edit]

Wade, Mark. "Grass Roots". Newark, Ohio, 2012.

The Ohio State Wind Symphony. Winds of Nagual. Franklin, Tennessee: Naxos, 2006.

[Principal Trumpet.]

Clepper, Randy, Mark Wade, et al. Hammer On!. Signal Mountain, TN: Signal Mountain Records, 2005.

[All original pieces arranged and co-written by Mark Wade. Hammered dulcimer and guitar.]

Miller, Lesley. Cookies ‘n’ Crème. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 2005.

[All traditional pieces arranged and studio engineered by Mark Wade. Mountain dulcimer, guitar, and keyboards.]

Wade, Mark. Serenade. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 2005.

[All classical pieces were transcribed for hammered dulcimer (and trumpet, track 13), and performed by Mark Wade.]

Mahler, Jenifer, and Kaysha King. Songs of Virtues. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 2004.

[All pieces produced and studio engineered by Mark Wade. MIDI sequencing, guitar.]

Mahler, David. Under the Hammer. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 2002.

[All traditional pieces arranged and studio engineered by Mark Wade. Mountain dulcimer, guitar, and keyboards.]

Wade, Mark, and Alex Depue. Silver Bells. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 2001.

[All pieces arranged by Mark Wade and Alex De Pue. Hammered dulcimer and electric bass.]

Wade, Mark. WAY Over the Waterfall. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 2000.

[All pieces arranged by Mark Kreis and Mark Wade. Hammered dulcimer.]

Markley, Craig. The Lone Raven. Delaware, Ohio: Lone Raven Music, 1999.

[Hammered dulcimer.]

Knisley, Deana. Crossroads. Marysville, Ohio: Apollo Studios, 1998.

[Hammered dulcimer.]

Wade, Mark. Just As I Am. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 1998.

[All pieces arranged by Mark Kreis and Mark Wade. Hammered dulcimer, guitar and mountain dulcimer.]

Wade, Mark. Foggy Mountain Favorites. Hilliard, Ohio: Blarney Stone Music, 1996.

[All pieces arranged by Mark Wade. Hammered dulcimer, guitar and keyboards.]

External links[edit]

TrumpetDoctors.com